- 1 pound turkey sausage (or whatever sausage you would like)
- 1 onion (chopped)
- 2 cloves garlic
- 28 ounces crushed tomatoes (I love the Organic San Marzano tomatoes)
- 32 ounces chicken broth
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup wine
- 8 ounces cheese tortellini (frozen)
- 1 cup kale (frozen or fresh)
- fresh basil (to serve)
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Justus Gochenour 22 days ago
My fiancé and I have added this to our regular rotation of meals! Tasty and super easy to make.
Brittany 19 Dec 2018
Favorite dish ❤️ love it
Krystal 10 Dec 2018
Delicious! Subbed kale for spinach and used hot Italian sausage. Threw the tortellini in half an hour before it was done and it turned out great!
Jason Wass 6 Dec 2018
the tortellini was extremely mushy. this recipe should probably be adjusted to have the pasta added for the last 30 minutes or so. the flavor profile was good, but the mushy tortellini ruined it.
Gail Meagher 20 Oct 2018
Used turkey sausage. Added butternut squash.
Sharon Clark 8 Aug 2018
Tasty and easy. I made in my instant pot but used the slow cooker function. I made the recipe as written except for using fresh tortellini. When soup was done cooking I turned on the sauté setting until the soup was bubbling and added the tortellini for the set amount of time on the package,
Kass Asanoff 11 Jul 2018
Its ok but the directions shouldnt have you putting the tortellini in for 4 hours. the were soggey and overdone.
Hilton 30 Jun 2018
The kale made it taste a little off. I'll try it with spinach next time.
vanessa triou 26 Mar 2018
great starter recipe. I substituted hot Italian sausage for turkey and usrd spinach instead of kale but otherwise fallowed recipe and it was delicious! will make again!
Tiffanie Espinoza 1 Mar 2018
It was great and my study buddies loved it too!
Elisabeth M. 6 Nov 2017
Added 1.5 packages of mild and hot sausage and 1 2/3 packages of tortellini should maybe have added tortellini in right before serving so they were al dente
Kemper S. 24 Oct 2017
Yummy! Didn’t like it with the kale, so ommit it when I make it now. I also double up on the tortellini & use chicken sausage instead.
Elizabeth Frye 24 Apr 2017
I really really loved this soup. I used sweet Italian and hot Italian sausages and it was awesome it has the perfect taste, Not to spicy NOT bland at all! The chicken broth I used was Rachel Ray which by the ways I have used in the past and love it. I used fresh kale and frozen tortellini I think next time I will make refrigerated fresh tortellini. Oh and one more thing!!! I grilled some sliced ciabatta bread with olive oil and garlic and served in deep bowl and ladled some soup and garnished with Parmesan grated cheese and the bread on the side! My family loved it. I will definitely make this again for one of my family pot luck dinners!!! I love this app
Christine 27 Jan 2017
Blah. OK, but not overly flavorful. With every spoonful I found myself trying to figure out what it needed and what I could add to make me want it again another time.
Joelle Shehadi 27 Jan 2017
So, so delicious and super easy. I was amazed how much flavor there was with so few ingredients. Definitely a fav!
Deanna B. 6 Dec 2016
Delicious. Tortellini a little soft so it could be put in later into the crockpot, maybe with an hour or two to go
EM 12 Nov 2016
Turned out well. The recipe bones of this dish are awesome and you can use it as is or as a spring board for your own creativity. I made a couple changes per our family's tastes: mild ground Italian sausage instead of turkey, an entire box of baby kale and a carrot. I also used some homemade chicken stock, which always seems to enhance soups. Finally, I added some seasonings - thyme, fresh parsley, oregano, a dash of cayenne, salt and pepper.
Catherine B. 3 Nov 2016
I'm getting ready to make this again. The only change I made was I cut up a pound of Italian style turkey sausage and rolled them like little meatballs. Jennie O makes mild and hot. I used mild the first time. Will use hot next. I love kale and put more than called for, and YES, this is even better the next day!
Kelly M. 14 Oct 2016
My 3 teen boys and husband LOVED this easy to make dish!! I made it on the stove in <20 min and cooked tortellini as directed in separate pot while preparing the rest. Used frozen spinach instead of kale (I had some in freezer). Soooo flavorful! A definite repeat for our family!! A great dish to bring to someone who needs a meal for a special occasion or simply to help out.
Erika F. 4 Oct 2016
Tasted great, although next time I'll probably cook the tortellini separately and add right before serving - it was way overcooked after 4 hrs in the Crock-Pot. I also substituted the kale for spinach. It was great. Definitely do again!
Conrad B. 19 Sep 2016
Basic Recipe was great although we wanted to "Doctor" it up a bit. We used hot ground pork. Instead of water we used beer. We added Rotel tomatoes, chopped red and yellow sweet peppers and 1 jalapeño. We added some other spices to fire things up a bit but overall - great recipe!
amy o. 18 Sep 2016
Delicious and easy! Added frozen tortellini halfway through cooking time based on other reviews. Wonder how it would hold up as a freezer meal?
john b. 14 Sep 2016
I added a tablespoon of Thyme, a tablespoon of Oregano, a teaspoon of fresh ground black pepper, and used Johnsonville HOT Italian sausage for the meat. Served it up with some cheesy Garlic Bread. Great Dinner
Steve Vancao 27 Jul 2016
It was awesome. I just slow cooked it on the stove top and added the tortellini in the last few minutes till cooked before serving. I will definitely make this again.
Desiree Holmes 22 May 2016
Really enjoyed this recipe. Super simple and delicious! Agree with the other reviews to add tortellini later to avoid sogginess, but great nonetheless.
Kristin s. 8 May 2016
Great soup, didn't make it in a slow cooker and it came out amazing stop top, just wait until the end and pop the tortellini in. Have made this multiple times. As with most recipes, taste it and see what it needs, I added more Kale and red pepper flakes but it was great.
k f. 3 Mar 2016
Surprisingly simple to make for how tasty it is. I add more kale than the recipe calls for and use sliced sausage links instead of loose sausage. I also just make it on the stove instead of putting it in a crock pot - can't imagine tortellini cooking for 4 hrs.. Overall, very hearty!
Rayanna T. 16 Feb 2016
This soup wasn't bad. But, it lacked some depth of flavour and the tortellini (packaged) fell apart. I would suggest adding the tortellini toward the end of the cooking time. I also added more kale. It could probably do with some added spices and some tomato paste to make the broth a bit thicker.
Stephanie P. 12 Feb 2016
My family LOVES this soup! They requested it to be on a weekly rotation. Ingredients always on hand!
Gillian B. 19 Jan 2016
This soup was pretty good; however, there was too much sausage in it. I will make it again but reduce to half a pound of sausage to make sure it does not overpower the other delicious flavours.